The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 86 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.66% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 13.93% 6.49% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +61.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £46,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
122 77 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.93% 9.21% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 89 57 76
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 9 £40,500 - 1
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £39,000 -
Fairford - 2 £29,750 -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (83.33%) Windows
3 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 36 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 30 (62.50%) Citrix
6 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (54.17%) Linux
8 23 (47.92%) ITIL
9 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
10 19 (39.58%) SAN
10 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
11 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (33.33%) MCSE
12 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (29.17%) DNS
13 14 (29.17%) WSUS
13 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (27.08%) Backup Exec
14 13 (27.08%) Symantec
14 13 (27.08%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (25.00%) Cisco
15 12 (25.00%) VBScript
15 12 (25.00%) Firewall
15 12 (25.00%) SCCM
15 12 (25.00%) MCITP
15 12 (25.00%) XenApp
16 11 (22.92%) NetBackup
16 11 (22.92%) SQL
16 11 (22.92%) MCSA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.75%) IIS
4 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (10.42%) Apache
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Lync
7 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) SaaS
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) SAN
2 14 (29.17%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 9 (18.75%) Network Security
6 8 (16.67%) LAN
6 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.58%) VPN
7 7 (14.58%) SSL
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) SMTP
8 6 (12.50%) NAS
9 4 (8.33%) VLAN
9 4 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (4.17%) SNMP
10 2 (4.17%) MPLS
10 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.17%) Wireless
10 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Military
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Server Support
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) COM
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (16.67%) Change Control
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
4 7 (14.58%) Time Management
4 7 (14.58%) Service Management
5 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) Information Security
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Document Management
5 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) VBScript
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.50%) C
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (33.33%) MCSE
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (25.00%) MCITP
4 11 (22.92%) MCSA
5 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (16.67%) CCNA
7 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.17%) CCA
10 1 (2.08%) Degree
10 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (25.00%) XenApp
4 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.17%) Xen
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) WSUS
2 13 (27.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (27.08%) Backup Exec
3 12 (25.00%) SCCM
4 11 (22.92%) NetBackup
5 10 (20.83%) Zenoss
5 10 (20.83%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (12.50%) SCOM
7 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 30 (62.50%) Citrix
4 13 (27.08%) Symantec
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco
6 11 (22.92%) Sophos
6 11 (22.92%) NetApp
7 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) Websense
9 2 (4.17%) Veeam
10 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
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